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Halo 2 Anniversary Cutscene Library

The Halo 2 Anniversary Cutscene Library began appearing online in early January 2015 - 8 weeks after the game's release. Huge thanks, as usual, to Cody Miller, who actually recorded them a month before they went live here.

Downloadable versions are 1080p, 720p, and 360p, with 5.1 audio, while streaming versions are 360p with stereo audio.

You can view a streaming version of the cutscene by clicking on a thumbnail.

  Cutscene Name Downloads
1080p 720p 360p
Heretic Heretic
(Contains new Locke/Arbiter scene, 'The Heretic' and the opening scene from The Armory. 4:35 long.)
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433.9mb 165.0mb 51.6mb
Cairo Station Cairo Station
(UNSC recognition ceremony + Covenant punishment ceremony - 3:42 long)
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354.1mb 132.9mb 41.2mb
Cairo Station Closing Cairo Station Closing
(The Master Chief delivers Cairo Station's bomb to a hapless Covenant ship, then joins In Amber Clad to head to the surface. 2:53 long.)
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271.8mb 102.3mb 33.5mb
Outskirts Opening Outskirts Opening
(Master Chief, Sarge, and some ODSTs fly in to New Mombasa from In Amber Clad. 1:13 long.)
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115.0mb 43.9mb 13.4mb
Metropolis Opening Metropolis Opening
(The opening of the Metropolis Bridge Scene. Easy Difficulty. 1:05 long.)
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106.4mb 38.6mb 12.1mb
  1080p 720p 360p
Metropolis Opening - Normal Metropolis Opening - Normal
(The opening of the Metropolis Bridge Scene. Normal Difficulty. 1:05 long.)
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106.0mb 38.3mb 12.1mb
Metropolis Opening - Heroic Metropolis Opening - Heroic
(The opening of the Metropolis Bridge Scene. Heroic Difficulty. 1:07 long.)
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128.3mb 48.2mb 14.3mb
Metropolis Opening - Legendary Metropolis Opening - Legendary
(The opening of the Metropolis Bridge Scene. Legendary Difficulty. 1:07 long.)
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104.2mb 41.0mb 12.5mb
Metropolis Closing Metropolis Closing
(The scarab collapses, Regret leaves Earth space with In Amber Clad. 1:22 long.)
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131.8mb 49.1mb 15.2mb
Arbiter Opening Arbiter Opening
(The making of the Arbiter. 5:37 long.)
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525.1mb 199.3mb 63.3mb
  1080p 720p 360p
Oracle Opening Oracle Opening
(Entering the Gas Giant lab area. 0:24 long.)
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37.1mb 14.1mb 4.3mb
Oracle - Saved from the Storm Oracle - Saved from the Storm
(The Heretic locks out the Arbiter. 0:29 long.)
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45.4mb 0 5.3mb
Oracle - Banshee Grab Oracle - Banshee Grab
(The Arbiter chases the Heretic to a Banshee, but loses him. 0:23 long.)
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37.7mb 14.1mb 4.3mb
Oracle - Banshee Crash Oracle - Banshee Crash
(The Arbiter makes it to another Gas Giant platform - just barely. 0:19 long.)
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30.9mb 11.6mb 3.6mb
The Oracle The Oracle
(The Arbiter confronts The Heretic, and learns where the heresy comes from. 1:08 long.)
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109.6mb 40.5mb 12.7mb
  1080p 720p 360p
Oracle - Closing Oracle - Closing
(343 Guilty Spark chats with the Arbiter, Tartarus. 0:30 long.)
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47.5mb 17.9mb 5.7mb
Delta Halo Opening Delta Halo Opening
(In Amber Clad arrives at Delta Halo, sends troops to the surface. 2:30 long. Easy Difficulty version.)
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239.8mb 87.6mb 27.7mb
Delta Halo Opening - Normal Delta Halo Opening - Normal
(In Amber Clad arrives at Delta Halo, sends troops to the surface. 2:25 long. Normal Difficulty version.)
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244.9mb 87.4mb 28.1mb
Delta Halo Opening - Heroic Delta Halo Opening - Heroic
(In Amber Clad arrives at Delta Halo, sends troops to the surface. 2:25 long. Heroic Difficulty version.)
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231.2mb 87.5mb 28.2mb
Delta Halo Opening - Legendary Delta Halo Opening - Legendary
(In Amber Clad arrives at Delta Halo, sends troops to the surface. 2:25 long. Legendary Difficulty version.)
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231.4mb 87.5mb 27.0mb
  1080p 720p 360p
Regret Opening Regret Opening
(The UNSC gets a better idea of what the Prophet of Regret is up to - and what they need to do to stop him. 0:54 long.)
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83.0mb 33.2mb 10.1mb
Regret - Platform Regret - Platform
(MC arrives at the temple, just in time to see a huge Covenant fleet break out of slipspace. 0:23 long.)
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36.8mb 14.1mb 4.4mb
Regret Ending Regret Ending
(The final cutscene in Regret - MC fails to escape a Covenant attack, but receives aid from an unexpected source. 0:48 long.)
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77.6mb 28.7mb 9.1mb
Sacred Icon Opening Sacred Icon Opening
(The opening of Sacred Icon. A power shift in the Covenant, and the beginning of the hunt for a critical object. 3:41 long.)
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341.3mb 136.0mb 41.0mb
Quarantine Zone Opening Quarantine Zone Opening
(The Arbiter and the Elite Commander discuss tactics. 0:34 long.)
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52.5mb 20.4mb 6.3mb
  1080p 720p 360p
Quarantine Zone - Gondola Quarantine Zone - Gondola
(The race to the Index begins. 0:59 long.)
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90.2mb 35.2mb 10.9mb
Quarantine Zone Closing Quarantine Zone Closing
(Keyes retrieves the Index... but runs into trouble. So does the Arbiter. 2:10 long.)
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218.4mb 77.1mb 24.5mb
Gravemind Opening Gravemind Opening
(MC and the Arbiter meet a new friend, get new jobs. 4:37 long.)
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452.3mb 166.2mb 51.5mb
Gravemind Closing Gravemind Closing
(Tartarus and the Prophet of Truth make a pact. Mercy pays. 1:03 long.)
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101.0mb 38.6mb 11.8mb
Uprising Opening Uprising Opening
(The Arbiter begins his quest for (the) Truth. 0:27 long.)
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43.4mb 16.1mb 5.0mb
  1080p 720p 360p
Uprising Closing Uprising Closing
(The Spec-Ops Commander learns of the Brutes' treachery. 0:55 long.)
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84.8mb 33.1mb 10.3mb
High Charity Opening High Charity Opening
(MC arrives at High Charity in time to learn of the death of Mercy, and knows what his next job must be. 1:17 long.)
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121.3mb 46.4mb 14.5mb
High Charity Closing High Charity Closing
(MC heads for the Forerunner ship at the heart of High Charity. 0:42 long.)
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66.1mb 25.0mb 7.9mb
Great Journey Opening Great Journey Opening
(Arbiter and Spec-Ops Commander must enter the Control Room. 0:26 long.)
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44.5mb 15.4mb 4.8mb
Great Journey - Scarab Great Journey - Scarab
(Sarge and Arbiter team up to stop Tartarus. 0:24 long.)
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39.6mb 15.5mb 4.9mb
  1080p 720p 360p
Great Journey - Tartarus Great Journey - Tartarus
(Tartarus tries to get Keyes to reunite the Index with the Core... Arbiter and Sarge work to stop him. All learn the purpose of the Halos. 2:05 long.)
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197.8mb 72.1mb 23.5mb
Ending Ending
(Keyes rescues the Index, learns of the Ark. MC arrives at Earth. Also includes the original post-credits teaser. 3:01 long.)
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311.6mb 109.9mb 34.3mb

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